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South Shore Child Guidance Center – Freeport

Address: 91 Guy Lombardo Avenue - Freeport, NY
General Phone Number: 516-868-3030 x101
Admissions Phone Number: 516-868-3030
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Facility Type

South Shore Child Guidance Center provides the following mental health rehabilitation services in Freeport.

  • Mental Health Treatment Center
  • Dual Diagnosis Rehabilitation Center

South Shore Child Guidance Center is run by a state government agency.


Service Settings (e.g., Outpatient, Residential, Inpatient, etc.)

South Shore Child Guidance Center provides treatment in the following settings.


  • Outpatient mental health rehabiliation
Emergency Mental Health Services

South Shore Child Guidance Center provides the following emergency mental health treatment and services.


  • Crisis intervention team
  • Psychiatric emergency onsite services
  • Psychiatric emergency mobile/off-site services
  • Psychiatric emergency walk-in services
Mental Health Treatment Approaches

South Shore Child Guidance Center utilizes the following treatment approaches.


  • Activity therapy
  • Behavior modification
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Couples/family therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Integrated dual disorders treatment
  • Individual psychotherapy
  • Trauma therapy
Pharmacotherapies & Medications

South Shore Child Guidance Center utilizes the following pharmacotherapies & medications in the treatment process.


  • Haloperidol (Haldol®)
  • Aripiprazole (Abilify®) 
  • Lurasidone (Latuda®) 
  • Olanzapine (Zyprexa®) 
  • Olanzapine/Fluoxetine combination (Symbyax®) 
  • Quetiapine (Seroquel®) 
  • Risperidone (Risperdal®)
  • Ziprasidone (Geodon®) 
Payment Information

Information regarding payment(s) accepted at South Shore Child Guidance Center and possible financial assistance.


  • Community Mental Health Block Grants
  • Community Service Block Grants
  • Medicaid
  • Other State Funds
  • Private Insurance
  • Cash or Self Payment
  • State-Financed Healthcare Plan Other Than Medicaid
  • State Welfare or Child and Family Service Funds
  • Sliding Fee Scale (based on income and other factors)
Special Programs / Groups Offered

Information regarding specialty programs and groups offered at South Shore Child Guidance Center.


  • Transitional age young adults
  • Persons with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders
  • Persons who have experienced trauma
  • Persons with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Children/adolescents with serious emotional disturbance (SED)
  • Persons with serious mental illness (SMI)
Screening & Testing

South Shore Child Guidance Center offers the following screening and testing services to mental health clients.


  • There is no information provided regarding screening at South Shore Child Guidance Center
Ancillary Services

South Shore Child Guidance Center provides the following ancillary services in addition to mental health treatment.


  • Court-ordered outpatient treatment
  • Family psychoeducation
  • Mentoring/peer support/consumer-run services
  • Suicide prevention services
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